Melting Greenland

Posted to Maps  |  Tags: , ,  |  Nathan Yau

This map-centric piece from the New York Times is good. They keep refining the art of storytelling with a mix of mediums and are clearly a step above the rest. In this case, the map navigates you as you scroll and shows you where to look.

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